Trump declares ‘big success’ in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey


WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared a “big success” in Syria on Wednesday and lifted sanctions on Turkey he imposed after Turkey’s military assault on Syria’s Kurdish forces, a key American ally. Trump’s move came even as the president’s... Read more

Russia: Syrian Kurds to be ‘crushed’ by Turkish military


Moscow  – Russia threatened on Wednesday that any Kurdish militants remaining in a zone... Read more

Chinese navy ship makes secretive visit to Five Eyes partner, New Zealand


A Chinese Navy vessel will soon dock in New Zealand on an unknown mission,... Read more

Army special operators look to counter disinformation, cyberwarfare in new strategy


Army Green Berets and Rangers will “get brilliant at the basics” to prepare for... Read more

Iraq says US troops leaving Syria are not allowed to stay in country


The Iraqi military said Tuesday that US troops withdrawing from Syria amid a Turkish... Read more
Trump declares ‘big success’ in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared a “big success” in Syria on Wednesday and lifted sanctions on Turkey he...
Russia: Syrian Kurds to be ‘crushed’ by Turkish military

Russia: Syrian Kurds to be ‘crushed’ by Turkish military

Moscow  – Russia threatened on Wednesday that any Kurdish militants remaining in a zone in north-east Syria to be...

Chinese navy ship makes secretive visit to Five Eyes partner, New Zealand

Chinese navy ship makes secretive visit to Five Eyes partner, New Zealand

A Chinese Navy vessel will soon dock in New Zealand on an unknown mission, once again stirring doubt amongst...

Army special operators look to counter disinformation, cyberwarfare in new strategy

Army special operators look to counter disinformation, cyberwarfare in new strategy

Army Green Berets and Rangers will “get brilliant at the basics” to prepare for future battlefields where adversaries like...

Iraq says US troops leaving Syria are not allowed to stay in country

Iraq says US troops leaving Syria are not allowed to stay in country

The Iraqi military said Tuesday that US troops withdrawing from Syria amid a Turkish offensive are not permitted to...

Chinese-born US Navy officer with TS clearance arrested smuggling US weapons to China

Chinese-born US Navy officer with TS clearance arrested smuggling US weapons to China

A US Navy officer of Chinese origin has been busted for multiple federal charges, ranging from firearms law infractions...

‘How long can we live like this?’: Kurds in growing refugee camp plead for help, end to losses, suffering

‘How long can we live like this?’: Kurds in growing refugee camp plead for help, end to losses, suffering

As Turkish artillery battered her neighborhood, Haifa Ahmad gathered up her kids and fled last week from Qamishli, a...

U.S. troops in Syria heading to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

U.S. troops in Syria heading to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

KABUL, Afghanistan — While President Donald Trump insists he’s bringing home Americans from “endless wars” in the Mideast, his...

Chinese knockoff: China debuts new helicopter that looks exactly like the Black Hawk

Chinese knockoff: China debuts new helicopter that looks exactly like the Black Hawk

A new Chinese helicopter recently appeared at the 5th China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin earlier this month- and it...

Digital upgrade: Air Force has stopped using floppy disks to manage U.S. nuclear launch system

Digital upgrade: Air Force has stopped using floppy disks to manage U.S. nuclear launch system

The US Air Force is stepping out of the past and into the present by ditching floppy disks, which...

U.S. monitoring Kurdish-Turkey ceasefire with drones, not soldiers

U.S. monitoring Kurdish-Turkey ceasefire with drones, not soldiers

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes American troops will not physically monitor the temporary ceasefire in northeastern Syria between NATO...

What’s in a name? Navy comes out with new ship naming guidelines

What’s in a name? Navy comes out with new ship naming guidelines

A new series of ship-naming conventions has come down the pipe for the U.S. Navy, setting a list of...

Failure to launch: U.S. Navy has a ship building problem and no real solutions

Failure to launch: U.S. Navy has a ship building problem and no real solutions

The U.S. Navy seems to have a recurring problem with newer ships coming off the assembly line: none of...

Marine Corps makes $1.9 million arms deal with Brunei

Marine Corps makes $1.9 million arms deal with Brunei

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes Marine Corps Forces Pacific has sold Brunei $1.9 million in small-arms ammunition, the first...

Air Force helicopter pilots passing training program six weeks early thanks to virtual reality

Air Force helicopter pilots passing training program six weeks early thanks to virtual reality

James Bolinger Stars and Stripes The first six new Air Force helicopter pilots to train on virtual reality flight...

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